In the 1865, the Civil War ended offering more freedom to African Americans. The Black code, Freedman’s Bureau, and the Civil Rights Act of 1865 offered more freedoms to African American people. At the end of the Civil War, the African Americans had a lot more freedom from which they had before. In the Freedman’s Bureau, it offered a ‘’ride’’ from slavery to freedom. It’s job was to bring slaves from the South to their freedom up North.
Therefore, he founded the University of Virginia and also became the first person that used the elective course system. Thomas Jefferson had many achievements and contributions throughout his life. He was one of the greatest men to help the United States. He helped the United States get started with his plans also helping it grow even bigger than it already
The purpose of the civil war was to end slavery and at the end of the war when the slaves were free, Congress implemented an amendment that helped the African American slaves become citizens of the united states. The purpose of the 14th amendment is to provide citizenship to people born in the United State and allow people to become citizens. This helped freed slaves acquire citizenships under the 14th amendment giving them the rights and freedom in the United States. According to America 's library,
Prior to losing the election of 1912, he helped the U.S with by doing anything he could to uphold America and its citizens. He also aided in American access to the Panama Canal. On economical terms, Roosevelt was the trust-buster, breaking all of the bad trusts in big businesses. He also was the president who enforced the Sherman Antitrust Act. Socially, he preserved millions of acres of land, entitling citizens to interact and have leisure time, and wildlife to prosper.
Thomas Jefferson, the man that once stated, “...all men are created equal...”, still owned slaves and didn’t treat them equal. This is hypocrisy at the highest level, whether or not one only believes in the good of Thomas Jefferson. One could say that Jefferson stating “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal…” could be more important than his personal use of slaves since it was used to unite the country against the prominent nation of Great Britain. His writing in the Declaration of Independence is all about bringing the country together whilst stating certain rights that beings have, such as life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. He states that the citizens are able to get rid of or alter the government
Most of the slaves that went through this process made it to their destination, and became free African Americans like they had wanted to be. Because of the people who were brave enough to make this change for what they believed what was right, our History has been affected dramaticly. If this group never exsisted, slavery would probably exsist in America to this
Madison shared his passion for religious liberty with fellow founding father, Thomas Jefferson. Their collaboration came in 1776 when Virginia’s leaders urgently needed the support of the state’s religious dissenters in the war against Britain. The dissenters were a large and growing community that accounted for approximately one-fifth to one-third of the population, and recognized their opportunity and insisted on improvements in religious freedom in return for their support. (Ragosta) Jefferson and Madison, serving together on the Committee for Religion in the House of Delegates, subsequently led successful efforts to eliminate the religious tax on dissenters. (Ragosta) The bill passed marking a victory for Madison and Jefferson.
African Americans fought in the Civil War on the Union and Confederate side. Most of the slaves were free and run away slaves. The emancipation proclamation helped the slaves be free and get their citizenship. Black soldiers did not receive equal or treatment white soldiers made more money. In June 1864 Congress granted retroactive equal pay meaning blacks and whites made the same pay.
He also used ethos by appealing to their emotion, after a well written speech about his goals he used this quote to get the American people working and helping America become a flourishing country. In the very next sentence he says, “My fellow citizens of the world: ask not what America will do for you, but what together we can do for the freedom of man,” because Kenned knows his audience he said this to establish respect for other countries and appeal to their ethos and make them want to comply to what America says so the whole world can be happy and prosperous. In conclusion President John F. Kennedy used many different rhetorical strategies to get his point across in a speech that was shorter than most Presidents Inaugural Address’s. This shows that Kennedy knew what he was doing during the